Leadership – Start with Why To paraphrase @tutor2u_graham, this video is 17 minutes of "Pure Leadership Gold Dust!". Simon Sinek's "Start with Why" TED talk is the third most popular of all time and a must for BUSS4 students. Whilst managing to define the key attribute of successful leaders (he uses Apple, Martin Luther King and the Wright brothers as examples), he also covers the following topics: The diffusion of InnovationMission StatementsProduct success and failureProduct diversificationCustomer and employee loyaltyThe effects of leadership on all functional areas
School Leadership: Resource Roundup Facebook Edutopia on Facebook Twitter 10 Characteristics of High-Performing Teams Most members of high-performing teams report that it's fun and satisfying to work on collaborative teams because they are asked to contribute at their highest potential and they learn a lot along the way. Characteristics of high-performing teams include the following: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team's purpose -- they feel free to express feelings and ideas.Everybody is working toward the same goals.Team members are clear on how to work together and how to accomplish tasks.Everyone understands both team and individual performance goals and knows what is expected.Team members actively diffuse tension and friction in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.The team engages in extensive discussion, and everyone gets a chance to contribute -- even the introverts.Disagreement is viewed as a good thing and conflicts are managed. A team charter paves the way for collaborative success by providing clarity that builds trust and accountability.
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100+ Useful Expressions, Dialogs and Phrasal Verbs for SHOPPING! Whether you love shopping, or just shop when you need to, you can practice your English at the same time! Shopping is a great way to communicate with lots of different people, and it really helps to boost your confidence in speaking English! You might hesitate or make mistakes to begin with, if you’re a bit nervous, but that’s completely normal. You may even find it hard to understand what the shop assistant is saying to you, if you don’t understand all the words! What a difference a word can make People spend a good deal of time talking to one another, and in general we do it pretty well. We might feel excited, angry, embarrassed, or — if we’re lucky — loved, in the course of our daily conversations. So is there any benefit to thinking about a science of talk? Can we really gain anything from scientific analysis of something we “just do”? I believe we can, and I’ve spent the last 20 years studying real talk from real people talking to each other in real time. And while the linguist Noam Chomsky once described conversation as a “disorderly phenomenon,” I can tell you that it’s no such thing.
Scientist Turns To Crowd-Funding To Continue Research The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of IFLScience. When I started my Ph.D. in 1973 as a recent zoology graduate, I never imagined that forty years later I’d still be working on the same project. On one level, I can imagine you thinking: "He should get out more." But let me explain. My Ph.D. research was to try to understand why Britain’s guillemots were declining. About us - About us We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 135,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. Through our expertise and research we provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. And for our members we’re the career partner of choice, setting professional standards and providing the know-how to drive the HR and L&D professions forward. We’re independent and not-for-profit and hold a highly respected Royal Charter.
What's Your EQ? - Emotional Intelligence Test Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened, while other claim it is an inborn characteristic. A number of testing instruments have been developed to measure emotional intelligence, although the content and approach of each test varies. The following quiz presents a mix of self-report and situational questions related to various aspects of emotional intelligence. Business study notes Advertising is defined as any "paid-for method of promotion". Advertising is the main form of "above the line promotion". Advertising presents or promotes the product to the target audience through a variety of media such as TV, radio, cinema, online, social media and magazines to encourage them to buy. The problem with advertising is that consumers are bombarded with advertising messages every day.
How to help principals do a better job? Train their bosses OAKLAND, Calif. — It was almost the end of first period at Bret Harte Middle School when the five superintendents descended on math class. Dressed in suits and armed with pens, notebooks, and laptops, the superintendents had one specific goal as they fanned out across the classroom, interacting with students: to look for evidence that a geometry lesson was aligned to the new state math standards. “You’re all working together?” one superintendent asked a group. “This was the warm up?”
Hackman and Oldham job characteristics model The job characteristics model, designed by Hackman and Oldham, is based on the idea that the task itself is key to employee motivation. Specifically, a boring and monotonous job stifles motivation to perform well, whereas a challenging job enhances motivation. Variety, autonomy and decision authority are three ways of adding challenge to a job.
Browse reference Welcome to the new tutor2u website. Find out what's new. tutor2u How Leadership Training for All School Staff Helps Students Excel The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Tennessee was facing a common challenge in education — lots of its best people were retiring and there weren’t enough qualified people in the district to fill the leadership positions opening up. This practical challenge prompted the district to look inward and take steps to develop existing talent with an eye to the future. What started as a desperate need became a concerted emphasis on increasing leadership capacity at all levels of the district and has led to remarkable growth in student achievement by extension. “We’ve tried to establish opportunities for people to gain knowledge of leadership, no matter where they are in the organization,” said Dr. B.J. Worthington, director of schools for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.